By R. Gopalakrishnan
Virtually with a slightly of philosophy, but firmly grounded within the fact of industrial and nationwide affairs, the writer argues that ‘there is not any fact, merely perceptions of reality.’ Perceptions impact our options and activities and those, in flip, are prompted by way of the ‘lenses’ in which we see the area. There are six such lenses: function, authenticity, braveness, belief, success and fulfilment.
R. Gopalakrishnan makes use of, as examples, the lives of ‘ordinary people’ to demonstrate his view. by means of rotating the lenses, Gopal makes an attempt to appreciate what good fortune in profession and lifestyles relatively capability. whereas biographies of celebrities are inspiring to learn, they can be learn like dramatic fairy tales-out of the scope of an ordinary individual. yet in Six Lenses, Gopalakrishnan narrates the tales of PLUs (people like us)—as he loves to name them—from company and society, whom he has identified in the course of his illustrious occupation. He elucidates the extreme classes that may be learnt from daily reviews and exhibits how, by way of changing our perceptions, we will be able to higher conquer the demanding situations we are facing at paintings and in kin matters.
Thought-provoking, profound and wondering, Six Lenses will make you examine your existence and occupation in a distinct gentle.
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All the same, attempting to observe those warnings has made a deep difference to my own thinking and, indeed, my life, and I sincerely believe them to be relevant to the Western world. As I believe that modern Western culture tends to ignore those warnings, much of this book is a discussion of religion, politics, economics, business and sexual mores in the West. Nevertheless, I believe that these warnings are also relevant to India, which is in danger of ignoring its own traditions and rushing headlong into the adoption of modern Western culture.
He found that they contained no reference to ministerial resignations and happily my backside was not bruised. The Indian Nobel Prize-winning economist and philosopher Amartya Sen, a former Master of Trinity College, Cambridge, has demonstrated how wide, deep and relevant India’s tradition of conversation and questioning is in his collection of essays called The Argumentative Indian. In his preface he speaks of ‘India’s long argumentative history’ and explains: Discussions and arguments are critically important for democracy and public reasoning.
I thought of it as entirely factual, based on certainties, and I dreaded the possibility, as I saw it, that scientists would prove Christianity was untrue and there was no God. It was only when I went to Cambridge and was taught by the Dean of Trinity College, Harry Williams, one of the most influential spiritual writers of the twentieth century, that I began to understand that it was experience, rather than learning, and the heart, rather than the head, that deepened trust in God. ’ In his own introduction, Harry Williams wrote: ‘Christian truth, in other words, must be in the blood as well as the brain.